In total, 23 nations are participating in RIMPAC 2014, dispatching 48 surface ships, six submarines and 25,000 sailors to Hawaii. The U.S.'s joint taskforce is centered around the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier, as well as F-22 Raptor stealth fighters, four cruisers and three nuclear attack submarines. Other RIMPAC 2014 navies include those of Australia, Canadia, Japan, Indonesia, Norway, Philippines, South Korea and the United Kingdom. Japan and South Korea have each dispatched dispatched an Aegis DDG, P-3C Orion anti-submarine warfare aircraft and helicopter carriers to RIMPAC 2014. Of note, while China is attending, RIMPAC 2012 participant Russia will be absent.